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Definition of moan:

  1. A low mournful or murmuring sound; - of things.
  2. A low prolonged sound, articulate or not, indicative of pain or of grief; a low groan.
  3. To afflict; to distress.
  4. To bewail audibly; to lament.
  5. To emit a sound like moan; - said of things inanimate; as, the wind moans.
  6. To make a low prolonged sound of grief or pain, whether articulate or not; to groan softly and continuously.


bay, sough, sounds, ululation, yowl, groan.

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